Our top notch Speakers

HamburgAI is a community that brings together start-ups, blue-chips and academics to discuss the current state of the industry and upcoming trends in Artificial Intelligence. At our events, experts showcase how they apply artificial intelligence, offering insights from the business as well as the technological perspective.

At the upcoming event on November 6th at WeWork Stadthaus, we will listen to speakers FREE NOW, RISK IDENT and ARIC e. V.

Dr. Lars Schwabe

Director Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain at Lufthansa Industry Solutions // Board Member ARIC e. V.

Dr. Lars Schwabe

Director Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain at Lufthansa Industry Solutions // Board Member ARIC e. V.

At HamburgAI, Schwabe represents the Artificial Intelligence Center Hamburg (ARIC e. V.) as a board member. ARIC was recently launched to bundle interdisciplinary know-how in artificial intelligence across industries and to advance its ecosystem. Schwabe is responsible for data analytics, artificial intelligence and blockchain at the IT service provider Lufthansa Industry Solutions. He holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the TU Berlin.

Prof. Dr. Nick Gehrke

Data Scientist at zapliance // Board Member ARIC e. V.

Prof. Dr. Nick Gehrke

Data Scientist at zapliance // Board Member ARIC e. V.

At HamburgAI, Prof. Dr. Ing. Nick Gehrke represents the recently founded Artificial Intelligence Center Hamburg (ARIC eV) in his role as a board member. In addition to his professorship in Business Informatics at Nordakademie, he develops solutions for automated data analysis and process mining with SAP as a Data Scientist at Zapliance.

Tereza Iofciu

Lead Data Scientist at FREE NOW

Tereza Iofciu

Lead Data Scientist at FREE NOW

Tereza Iofciu leads the data science team at FREE NOW. She is also an Ambassador for the Women in AI community and initiated the PyLadies Hamburg group. Prior, the computer science Ph.D. worked both as a data scientist and data engineer at MyTaxi and XING SE.

Dr. Marco Fisichella

Head of Data at RISK IDENT

Dr. Marco Fisichella

Head of Data at RISK IDENT

Marco has 12+ years of experience in Artificial Intelligence both in the industry and in academia. At RISK IDENT he leads the department in charge of implementing algorithms against online frauds. Prior to that, Marco spent 7+ years at the Leibniz University of Hannover as a lecturer of the Artificial Intelligence course.

Omar Kahwaji

Senior Machine Learning Engineer – collectAI

Omar Kahwaji

Senior Machine Learning Engineer – collectAI

Omar focuses on the AI for collectAI’s digital receivables management platform. He draws his excellence in building data-driven applications from experience at companies such as Hewlett-Packard and as a lecturer for Business Intelligence and Data Mining at Colorado State University. He holds a Master’s Degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering.

Christin Martens

Head of Brand & Story

Christin Martens

Head of Brand & Story

Christin is responsible for content and brand strategy as well as public relations. Prior to her role at collectAI, she was the editor-in-chief of the business portal Business Insider Germany, deputy head of politics and business at BILD.de and head of editorial at the agency Storymachine.

Agenda

17:30 – Mingle with Drinks

18:00 – Official Opening

18:10 – Talks

Dr. Marco Fisichella (RISK IDENT)
Creating a world where online fraud no longer exists

Dr. Tereza Iofciu (FREE NOW)
Lessons Learned as a Product Manager in Data Science

Dr. Lars Schwabe (ARIC e. V. // Lufthansa Industry Solutions) and Prof. Dr. Nick Gehrke (ARIC e. V. // Zapliance)
Fireside Chat: Transforming Hamburg into a German AI hub. Moderated by Omar Kahwaji and Christin Martens (collectAI)

19:30 – Q&A and Closing

19:45 – Networking & Drinks

Event location

About HamburgAI

AI offers a vast potential to disrupt industries and to drive exponential economic success that is yet to be unveiled. HamburgAI aims to create an environment for business professionals and tech visionaries to connect, collaborate and to think forward ideas that will shape the future.

 

Team

Christin Martens
Christin Martens Head of Brand & Story p:+491635413164
Omar Kahwaji
Omar Kahwaji Data & Machine Learning Engineer p:+49 40 609 412 950

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